Mental health legislation
The Mental Health Act 1996 is the current legislation in force in Western Australia.
The green Mental Health Bill 2012 was tabled in Parliament on 8 November 2012.
The Mental Health Commission invited feedback on the green Bill and approximately 100 submissions were received from a wide range of stakeholders, including people with a lived experience of mental illness, family members and carers, clinicians, non-government organisations, and members of the public interested in contributing to the future of mental health in WA.
Click here to view the submissions.
More information on the green Bill is available in the following documents: